Tag: BIAS

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The Ugly Side of Dickens: Decolonising English Literature

In this piece, Ibrahim Omer examines the protruding racial biases in some of our nation's greatest writers.

Asia Current Affairs Featured India Opinion Politics 14 Min Read

From Watchdog to Lapdog: How Sections of Indian Media are Failing Democracy

“Freedom of the press, if it means anything at all, means the freedom to criticize and oppose.” - George Orwell

Current Affairs Europe Featured Middle East Opinion Palestine Politics UK 7 Min Read

The Media Manufactures Disinterest

"Media outlets are not neutral and objective, so don't expect them to be..."

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Muslim “terror attacks” receive five-times more media coverage than non-Muslim attacks, US study finds

An academic study has shown that terror attacks committed by Muslims in the US receive nearly five times more media attention than those carried out by non-Muslims. Researchers from Georgia State University published their work in a paper entitled, “Why Do Some Terrorist Attacks Receive More Media Attention Than Others?”,

Africa Current Affairs Egypt Europe Featured Middle East Opinion Politics UK 11 Min Read

Common Sense Prevails: MPs agree with Sh Haitham on ‘Political Islam’

In September this year, newly elected Chairman of the UK Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC), Crispin Blunt, ordered an inquiry into the Government’s handling of Political Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood. To the chagrin of many in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), the results of the enquiry­—published in November—were damning

America Current Affairs Featured Politics US 7 Min Read

‘Whitely’ privileged to mass murder

Latest Updates: Finsbury Park Masjid Attack ‘Whitely’ privileged to mass murder According to Shooting Tracker, which describes itself as the word’s only crowdsourced mass shooting tracker, there have been 207 mass shootings in the United States this year till date. Apart from raising the obvious and controversial debate that has